Tag: USDA Rural Development
Its a new HOME SWEET HOME for one family in St. Francis. Shawn Cunningham has the story of a happy ending for a family that was nearly displaced. Joyce Jackson is a new Homeowner and says of her new home “I keep waking up every morning saying is this really our house, are we really […]
BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting the nation’s largest share of federal grants to support remote learning opportunities and telemedicine. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division says nearly $2.6 million is being distributed in six grants. Recipients include the Island Institute, four Maine school districts and a school unit, and Community Health […]
A presentation was held on UMPI’s campus this morning to announce the collaboration of Aroostook County, Piscataquis County, and Washington County in becoming a USDA Great Region. It’s the first such designation in the state, and one that hopes to spur economic growth. USDA Rural Development is committed to increasing economic opportunity in rural America; […]
An agreement signed Wednesday could mean more families around the county owning homes. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli explains.